BWSC held unfair advantage in public tender

Few employees in one division were acting independently of the company's management, states BWSC Chief Executive after the Danish state attorney concluded that a violation of tender regulation took place – and it is highly probable that the case involves bribery.

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Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor (BWSC) enjoyed unfair advantages in the public tender for power plants in Africa. An investigation of three projects in Africa conducted by Danish law firm Poul Schmidt – appointed as the Danish state attorney – on behalf of BWSC has concluded that at least two public tenders were processed in violation of regulations by several of the contractor's associated personnel.

BWSC has fired five out of 13 employees under investigation, and two staff members have been reported to the police based on their involvement with the case.

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